Workplace accidents are major concerns for any industry—both for concern abo9ut employees, and for costs–by some estimates, workplace accidents cost U.S. employers as much as $1 billion weekly for the direct costs of workers’ compensation alone. Unfortunately, despite how much safety training companies engage in, accidents still happen. When they do, there is opportunity for […]
Train your workforce to understand environmental management practices with these useful tools and tips. The latest news and best practice advice will help you stay in compliance with national EPA, and local state environmental rules and regulations.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we reviewed training requirements for certain workers involved with asbestos-containing material. Today, we offer steps for developing a training program that meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) training requirements for employees who handle hazardous materials.
In today’s Advisor, we will review two types of training requirements for operations and maintenance (O&M) workers who are involved with asbestos-containing material (ACM) not related to demolition and renovation projects.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we offered three steps you can take to ensure effective employee training. Today, we focus on training requirements under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as outlined in our sister publication, Environmental Daily Advisor.
Many federal environmental, safety, and transportation rules contain requirements to train employees to protect themselves, the public, or the environment from work-related hazards. In today’s Advisor, we look at some steps suggested by our sister publication, Environmental Daily Advisor, to ensure effective training.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we went over the first 5 tips from the Environmental Daily Advisor for HAZWOPER training. Today, we get the last 5 tips for an effective and compliant HAZWOPER training program.
In today’s and tomorrow’s Advisors, we will look at 10 actions that our sister publication, Environmental Daily Advisor, recommends facility operators take to more effectively manage Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training for their employees.
Because we know that the environmental manager sometimes carries safety training responsibilities, here’s a summary of some OSHA training requirements you should know about. Emergency Response Emergency responders, including public sector responders in states without OSHA-approved programs, must be trained according to job tasks, including the elements of the emergency response plan, standard operating procedures, […]
For the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most important goal of occupational safety and health training is the long-term reduction of injury and illness among workers. The immediate effectiveness of training is measured through inspections, test scores, surveys, and observing how workers demonstrate the task they have learned. Long-term effectiveness is measured by […]
Under the requirements, employees who have received emergency response training under OSHA’s HAZWOPER rules do not need to receive separate emergency response training under Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules as long as the overall training program includes all of the elements of the RCRA training requirements. HAZWOPER training for hazardous waste treatment, storage, […]